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Biology Schools in Gainesville, Florida

Biology Schools in Gainesville, FL

Gainesville, Florida has 2 biology schools for you to consider if you are interested in pursuing a degree in biology. Gainesville has a general population of 95,447 and an overall student population of 66,405. Approximately 65,734 of Gainesville's students are enrolled in schools that offer biology programs.

University of Florida is the largest biology school in Gainesville, based on student population. Approximately 188 students graduated in 2010 from University of Florida with credentials in biology.

A reported 408 students graduated with credentials in biology in Gainesville in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Gainesville's biology schools, you can expect to pay an average of $16,183 per year in instate tuition and $35,554 per year in out of state tuition.

In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $845 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a biology program in Gainesville. And if you live on campus at one of the Gainesville-based biology schools, you will have an added expense of $7,500 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $8,619.

Biology Salaries and Career Outlook in Gainesville

If you decide to work as a biologist in Gainesville, your job prospects are good. There were 1,840 biologists working in Florida and 270 working in the greater Gainesville area in 2010. The government projects that the number of biologists in Gainesville will increase by 14% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for biologists.

The average salary you can expect to earn as a biologist in Gainesville is $31,320 per year, which is lower than the average for biologists state-wide.

This Page is Useful for Those Seeking the Following:

  • Biology Degree in Gainesville
  • Associates Degree in Biology
  • Bachelors Degree in Biology
  • Biology Classes
  • Biology Courses
  • Biology Training

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  1. 1University of FloridaUniversity of Florida

    355 Tigert Hall, Gainesville, Florida 32611-3115

    Awards Offered:
    1-2 years certificate
    Associate's degree
    Bachelor's degree
    Postbaccalaureate certificate
    Master's degree
    Post-master's certificate

  2. 2Santa Fe CollegeSanta Fe College

    3000 NW 83rd Street, Gainesville, Florida 32606

    Awards Offered:
    Less than 1 year certificate
    1-2 years certificate
    Associate's degree
    2-4 years certificate
    Bachelor's degree